Commentary on local democracy and other matters in Brent by James Powney
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Saturday, 30 April 2011
Dollis Hill House
The reaction of the Dollis Hill House Trust to Eric Pickles' approval of demolition has been to claim that redevelopment is still possible. I covered some of the seventeen year history of redevelopment proposals here. I fear proposals for further delays really are a triumph of hope over experience. It illustrates how a small band of enthusiasts can continue believing in a potential project long after it has become clear that it has no future.